Purgatory: Purifying Fire or False Doctrine Fable

As an EX-Roman Catholic (see About GWT) who was taught, consequently fully believed in, the doctrine of Purgatory, the following article accurately defines Purgatory as that of which makes the Roman Catholic Church system work effectively.

Catholics who believe a purifying fire will purge away their sins are deluded victims of a fatal fabrication. The invention of a place for purification of sins called Purgatory is one of the most seductive attractions of the Roman Catholic religion. Pastor John MacArthur of Grace Community Church described this deceptive hoax brilliantly. He said: “Purgatory is what makes the whole system work. Take out Purgatory and it’s a hard sell to be a Catholic.

History of The English Bible

History of The English Bible commences with the first hand-written English language Bible manuscripts of the complete Bible produced by John Wycliffe. John Wycliffe, John Hus, The Lollards, and Roman Catholic Church AD 1382 The first hand-written English language Bible manuscripts of the complete Bible were produced by John Wycliffe (1320-1384), an Oxford professor, scholar, and theologian. …

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Rowan Williams: Forced to Recant criticism of Irish Catholics

Following yesterday’s article “Anglican Leader: Irish Church lost all credibility” Andrew Johnson of  The Independent on Sunday, April 4, 2010, writes: Archbishop of Canterbury marks Easter by adding to his long catalogue of gaffes and clangers An extraordinary war of words between the Catholic and Protestant churches culminated yesterday in the Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr …

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